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Quality Manager

Endeavour Speciality Chemicals is an innovative UK-based manufacturer of Flavour and Fragrance chemicals, and together with our parent company Robinson Brothers, we offer products and services to many other industry sectors including pharmaceuticals, agrochemicals and materials.

A vacancy has arisen for a Quality Manager at our site in Daventry, Northamptonshire. This is a dual role covering a small team in QC and QA management for the company. The role reports to the General Manager.

Key Duties:

  • Provide leadership, guidance and support to the QC Analytical team
  • Maintain and improve the ISO9001, ISO22000 and HACCP systems
  • Be the prime contact and guide for all site audits
  • Provide technical guidance to our customers on our products and manage any specification queries

Quality Manager Skills & Requirements:

  • Chemistry degree preferred with a minimum of 3 years experience of analytical chemistry GC/GCMS/HPLC in an industrial environment
  • Good understanding of laboratory management systems i.e. COSHH, SDS databases, document control etc
  • Previous experience of working in a food grade facility under HACCP protocols
  • Previous experience of organoleptic testing desirable
  • Previous management or supervisory experience required
  • Good leadership and interpersonal skills
  • Thorough understanding of ISO requirements
  • Ability to work as part of a small management team
  • Excellent communicator
  • Ability to work under pressure and achieve deadlines
  • Strong IT skills

In return we offer 25 days holiday (plus all UK bank holidays). A stakeholder pension scheme, to which the company contributes, is also provided. An annual company-wide bonus scheme is in operation. 37.5 hours/week with an early finish on a Friday. Free parking is provided.

The salary being offered is circa £40-50k depending on experience.

To apply please send your CV and a covering letter to

Interviews will be held once suitable applications have been received.


© Endeavour Speciality Chemicals Ltd
Endeavour Speciality Chemicals Ltd
Unit 12, Low March Industrial Estate
Daventry, Northants NN11 4SD UK

P: +44 (0)1327 310 079
F: +44 (0)1327 310 701
Endeavour Speciality Chemicals Ltd is part of the Robinson Brothers Group

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